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"Great attitudes all-around, excellent work-life balance"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY
Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Barclays full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

- fantastic manager relationship
- nobody is a jerk (Global Technology perspective; applies to users, managers, etc.)
- good work-life balance, reasonable hours, work doesn't follow you home
- good compensation; not great but fair

Cons

- lack of team unity, very few team outings
- not enough communication on updates from senior management, not many meetings
- not much innovation present in technology

Other Employee Reviews for Barclays

  1. "FX Sales & Trading"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trader in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Trader in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Great people and relaxed work environment with plenty of opportunity to prove yourself.
    Senior management are very accessible and laid back

    Cons

    Pay is lower than peer institutions.

    Advice to Management

    Start paying your employees as much as the other big boys are or continue to suffer the current trend of people leaving for rival institutions.


  2. "Fast pace but very London centric"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fast pace, Energetic. Quite few smart people working there

    Cons

    London centric, no career growth in New York

    Advice to Management

    Culture needs improvement

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